Swallowing screening tool

Topic(s): Malnutrition Nutrition & Disease Management

Dysphagia is a factor that may affect the eating habits of our patients, and may be a hindrance to them receiving proper nutrition. Hence, it is important to identify signs of dysphagia as the first step to help improve symptoms. The EAT-10 is a quick and easy screening method, validated to identify individuals at risk for dysphagia.